Metal Recovery from Electric Vehicles

Electric Car

Mining the Urban Environment The anticipated global increase in production and consumption of electronic goods and electric vehicles puts a huge strain on raw material reserves. Subsequently, the focus has turned from mining raw materials to reclaiming, reusing and recycling secondary materials. This is known as ‘Mining the Urban Environment’. Magnetics Importance for Electric Vehicles…

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SUSMAGPRO Rare Earth Magnets Recycling Task Force

Rare Earth Magnets Recycling Task Force

The launch of the European Union (EU)-funded SUSMAGPRO project took place in Germany in June 2019.  The four-year project focuses on the sustainable recovery, re-processing, and reuse of rare-earth magnets.  With global expertise on magnets and magnetic assemblies, Bunting is one of several project partners. “Rare-earth magnets are a key component in many frequently used…

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Our 2018 Review

Bunting Magnetic Europe

Previously posted News & Blogs from 2018 BREXIT and concerns about plastic waste have dominated the news in 2018.  Despite the BREXIT pessimism, UK exporters continue to export and the plastics industry is working hard to pacify environmentalists.  2018 has been another great year for Bunting Europe and we look back on the past twelve…

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Magnets Vital for Recycling

The strength of magnets

Magnets play a fundamental role in recycling and waste management.  They enable the recovery or removal of metals such as steel and aluminium.  And this is not a recent phenomenon.  Magnets have been used in recycling for centuries.  Certainly, modern day electro and permanent magnets have been a common feature of many recycling plants since…

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